Solved

Organizing OU's

Posted on 2004-04-22
5
486 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
When setting up OU's, in my case for departments- In addition to adding the departments computers, I'm adding the users. Do people usually just add the user group, or the users and the group to the OU?
0
Comment
Question by:bluespringsit
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 40

Accepted Solution

by:
Fatal_Exception earned 50 total points
ID: 10892380
If you want to apply Group Policies to the OU, then you must put your users in there..   So, yes, this is standard practice...

FE
0
 

Author Comment

by:bluespringsit
ID: 10892431
I was just coming back to close the question, but you beat me too it. I found that out the hard way, just now. Thanks anyway for your help.
0
 

Author Comment

by:bluespringsit
ID: 10892456
What if a user is a member of two different groups?
0
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:Fatal_Exception
ID: 10892650
That is okay, but the user can only be in one OU, and that is where your GPO will take affect...  I try not to let my users populate more than one group though...
0
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:Fatal_Exception
ID: 10894584
and thanks..

FE
0

Featured Post

Enterprise Mobility and BYOD For Dummies

Like “For Dummies” books, you can read this in whatever order you choose and learn about mobility and BYOD; and how to put a competitive mobile infrastructure in place. Developed for SMBs and large enterprises alike, you will find helpful use cases, planning, and implementation.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Cursor typing problems 5 54
Sapphire RAGE 128 Pro 32M - Windows 2000 Driver 2 930
Windows 2000 Server to 2008 upgrade 8 527
Get process CPU use Win2000 server in visual basic 12 160
NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
We have put together a white paper that aims to explain how MSPs can both improve their offering and ease the pain of after-hours service by: -Suggesting changes to workflow -Indicating how to rework policy to suit your team -Providing ConnectW…
In a recent question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29004105/Run-AutoHotkey-script-directly-from-Notepad.html) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to run an AutoHotkey script (.AHK) directly from Notepad++ (aka NPP). This video…

730 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question